1. Expert Q&A: Protecting a person with dementia from financial abuse - Weds 26 June, 3:30-4:30 pm

    Financial abuse can have serious consequences for a person with dementia. Find out how to protect a person with dementia from financial abuse.

    Sam, our Knowledge Officer (Legal and Welfare Rights) is our expert on this topic. She will be here to answer your questions on Wednesday 26 June between 3:30 - 4:30 pm.

    You can either post questions >here< or email them to us at talkingpoint@alzheimers.org.uk and we'll answer as many as we can on the day.

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    Living with Alzheimer's: What is it really like to be diagnosed with early-onset disease
    Depicting early-onset Alzheimer's, the film 'Still Alice' had a profound effect on Joy Watson, who lives with the illness. She tells Kate Hilpern how she's coped with the diagnosis

    There's a wealth of memorable lines in Still Alice, the Julianne Moore vehicle about early-onset Alzheimer's that opens in Britain tomorrow. Such as this one: "'Live in the moment,' I tell myself. 'It's really all I can do'." So says Alice, the esteemed 50-year-old linguistics professor played by Moore, in one of the most poignant scenes in a highly emotional film that follows Alice and her family's journey through diagnosis and beyond. "And that's absolutely how it is," says Joy Watson, who was diagnosed with the disease in her hometown of Eccles, Greater Manchester, two years ago at the age of 55.

    Read more
    http://www.independent.co.uk/life-s...gnosed-with-earlyonset-dementia-10086213.html
     

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